NEWS RELEASES

12 Apr 2016   |   Asian Agri

Eyes on the Forest (EoF) released a report ‘No One is Safe’ on 6 April 2016. The report highlighted incidents of illegal Fresh Fruit Bunch (FFB) entering Asian Agri’s supply chain.  These incidents occurred more than a year ago, between January-April 2015.  On learning about the breaches and following our investigations, we took swift action to terminate contracts with the errant suppliers in June 2015. 

05 Apr 2016   |   Asian Agri

More than 135 oil palm smallholders of Mulus Rahayu Cooperative, Riau received today replanting fund handed by BPDPKS Director, Bayu Krisnamurti at the MoA office in Jakarta. The Mulus Rahayu Cooperatives became the first cooperatives in Indonesia who received the oil palm replanting fund.

29 Mar 2016   |   Asian Agri

A cooperative of 500 oil palm farmers from the Sumatran province of Riau are on track to becoming the first independent farmers certified under the government of Indonesian sustainable palm oil standard (ISPO) thanks to a multistakeholder training initiative, which began on Tuesday, March 29th 2016.

15 Mar 2016   |   Asian Agri

Building partnerships with independent smallholders has become Asian Agri main focus in managing oil palm plantations in a sustainable manner and at the same time, also improving the smallholders’ welfare. One of the commitment made in order to support those independent smallholders is the joint collaboration between Asian Agri with IDH - The Sustainable Trade Initiative and SETARA, "Toward an Innovative and Sustainable Supply Chain" launched today (3/15/2016) in Jakarta.

28 Jan 2016   |   Asian Agri

In another demonstration of sustainable business leadership, Asian Agri Group disbursed the 2015 profits (approximately Rp 2 billion) from sales of sustainable palm oil to its plasma smallholders in Jambi and Riau at a premium sharing ceremony.